Mazlina Che Mustafa

Mazlina Che Mustafa
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) | upsi · National Child Development and Research Centre

B.Ed (Hons) TESL, Heriot-Watt University, UK (1998)

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Educational audiology is a critical subspecialty in the field of audiology. An educational audiologist is responsible for providing services to hearing-impaired children in educational settings. Despite their responsibilities in performing their roles, they also encounter challenges. Therefore, the aim of this literature review was to demystify the...
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The purpose of this study was to survey teachers' perceptions on the importance of implementing multi-sensory activities to children. Perception among early childhood education teachers is seen based on teachers' general perceptions on the importance of multi-sensory activities in early childhood education and teachers' reaction toward the importan...
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Resilience is a key factor that reflects a teacher’s ability to utilize their emotional resources and working skills to provide high-quality teaching to children. Resilience-building interventions aim to promote positive psychological functioning and well-being. However, there is lack of evidence on whether these interventions improve the well-bein...
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This study aims to determine the level of competency of operators for private early childhood care and education (ECCE) across Malaysia, towards the development of carer-educator professional framework. The levels of competency included in this study are disposition, knowledge, skills and practices. In this study, quantitative research was conducte...
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This study aims to examine issues, challenges, and solutions concerning the current practices of teachers and operators of early childhood education teachers and operators of both public and private sectors in Malaysia. This research was based on a qualitative method involving a series of interviews, which were carried out at the Department of Nati...
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This study aims to identify the validity and reliability between constructs from peer-to-peer perspective regarding the quality of early childhood care and education in Malaysia. Following the process of modification and fining, this questionnaire consists of four constructs with 60 items. The findings evidently showed that this study is significan...
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This paper examines and verifies the reliability of a survey instrument on the long term impact of early childhood and childcare education (ECCE) toward human capital development. The survey consists of separate questionnaires based on four perspectives; Individual Success, Peers, Parents and Employer perspective. This study highlights the reliabil...
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Education, either formal or informal, plays an important role to help the masses. As such, educators, especially trainees, are entrusted to teach young generations all important elements, principles, or concepts in a wide range of disciplines. Surely, such an undertaking, especially for early childhood care and education, requires quality teachers....
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span>This paper discusses the qualifications of operators of Malaysian childcare centers, namely TASKA and TADIKA, and the challenges faced by practitioners in the industry of early childhood education (PAKK). This research used both qualitative and quantitative methods involving interviews and a survey. The sample study comprised 727 respondents c...
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Kajian ini dijalankan untuk mengenal pasti kesan Modul Literasi Awal (Modul Lit-A) terhadap pencapaian kemahiran literasi awal bagi kanak-kanak TASKA yang berumur 2+ dan 3+ tahun. Kajian ini berbentuk kuantitatif yang menggunakan kaedah kuasi eksperimen, iaitu Reka Bentuk Ujian Pra-Pasca bagi Kumpulan-kumpulan Tidak Seimbang. Kajian ini melibatkan...
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Creative pedagogy has been explored extensively, and previous research suggests that there is a gap between the level and practice of creativity of science teachers, and that it varies by school location. The aim of this study was to determine the levels of creativity, and creativity practice of primary school science teachers, and differences in t...
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Penguasaan yang lemah dalam kemahiran bahasa dan komunikasi akan menjejaskan kemahiran literasi awal, dan seterusnya kemahiran membaca dan menulis kanak-kanak. Justeru, artikel ini menjelaskan beberapa aktiviti sokongan bagi perkembangan bahasa dan komunikasi kanak-kanak yang boleh dijalankan oleh guru. Antara aktiviti yang dapat menyokong pencapai...
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Indikator Kemahiran Literasi Awal (IKLA) digunakan untuk menilai kemahiran literasi awal kanak-kanak berumur 3+ hingga 4+ tahun yang merangkumi lima komponen, iaitu bahasa dan komunikasi, kesedaran cetakan, kesedaran fonologi, kefahaman naratif, dan tulisan awal. Pembangunan IKLA adalah berasaskan reka bentuk pembangunan Model ADDIE-IKLA yang terdi...
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Overweight and underweight are common issues among children in Malaysia and thus, Malaysian government has launched several campaigns to combat these problems. Previous research show that BMI at certain age could be predicted earlier so that early intervention can be initiate. Most of the study are very specific to some locality and certain ethnic,...
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Learning Analytics for Children's Logic Development (LACLOD) is a web-based and mobile friendly learning analytic platform for assessing the logic development of children age 3 to 4 years old in TASKA PERMATA UPSI Malaysia. The platform is developed using Unity and connected through Google Analytics (GA) plugin where it tracked the user interaction...
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Several instruments that measure the teaching, learning, and assessment quality have been developed and published. However, a psychometrically sound instrument to measure teaching, learning, and assessment quality in early childhood care and education that suitable for the Malaysian context needs to be validated. Therefore, this study aimed to vali...
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This study aimed to determine the professional identity concept based on professionalism requirement in Malaysia's new preschool curriculum. Three professional identities identified through works of literature such as professional qualifications, experience and professional development were verified based on the constructed hypothesis to validate t...
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The new preschool curriculum in Malaysia is known as the National Preschool Standard-Based Curriculum (NPSC) (Revised 2017) requires knowledgeable, well-skilled and more experienced teachers in its implementation. This study aimed to identify the teachers’ level of knowledge about the new preschool curriculum from the private sector. A total of 269...
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This chapter introduces the Malaysian early childhood education system. Two fundamental issues will be highlighted in this chapter: new preschool teachers’ application of knowledge and skills, and inclusive early childhood education for special needs children. Actions taken are discussed in light of the government’s and non-government agencies....
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The purpose of this study is to explore preschool children global readiness in diversity and multiculturalism knowledge. Four aspects of basic knowledge assessed are related to diversity and multiculturalism. These are cultural knowledge of different ethnic groups, geographical knowledge of different countries, mutual respect towards others and com...
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Artikel ini bertujuan mengenal pasti kesahan kandungan bagi Indikator Kemahiran Literasi Awal (IKLA) yang digunakan untuk menilai kemahiran literasi awal kanak-kanak berumur 3+ hingga 4+ tahun. Pengkaji menjalankan kajian tinjauan deskriptif terhadap 21 orang pendidik untuk mendapatkan kesahan kandungan bagi IKLA. Pengkaji telah mengedarkan Borang...
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Modul Literasi Awal (Modul Lit-A) merupakan dapatan kajian “Pembinaan Sebuah Modul untuk Pecutan Penguasaan Asas Literasi bagi Kanak-kanak berumur 2+, 3+, dan 4+ Tahun” yang mendapat dana daripada Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi (KPT) melalui Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (FRGS), Kod Penyelidikan: 2013-0062-107-02. Salah satu objektif kajian te...
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Modul Literasi Awal (Modul Lit-A) merupakan dapatan kajian “Pembinaan Sebuah Modul untuk Pecutan Penguasaan Asas Literasi bagi Kanak-kanak berumur 2+, 3+, dan 4+ Tahun” yang mendapat dana daripada Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi (KPT) melalui Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (FRGS), Kod Penyelidikan: 2013-0062-107-02. Salah satu objektif kajian t...
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Modul Literasi Awal (Modul Lit-A) merupakan dapatan kajian “Pembinaan Sebuah Modul untuk Pecutan Penguasaan Asas Literasi bagi Kanak-kanak berumur 2+, 3+, dan 4+ Tahun” yang mendapat dana daripada Kementerian Pengajian Tinggi (KPT) melalui Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (FRGS), Kod Penyelidikan: 2013-0062-107-02. Salah satu objektif kajian t...
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Buku ini diusahakan hasil dari tindak balas terhadap kajian Bahasa dan Komunikasi Kanak-kanak Usia 3-4 tahun, yang menggunakan data terkumpul National Child Data Center (NCDC) yang berpusat di National Child Development Research Centre (NCDRC), Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjung Malim Perak. Ini kerana dapatan kajian menunjukkan pencapaian...
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Indikator Kemahiran Literasi Awal (IKLA) merupakan instrumen atau alat untuk menilai kemahiran literasi awal bagi kanak-kanak berumur 3+ hingga 4+ tahun. IKLA menekankan pentaksiran autentik kerana dijalankan dalam keadaan yang sebenar dan bermakna kepada kanak-kanak melalui aktiviti membaca buku cerita.Pencapaian kemahiran literasi awal kanak-kana...
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The purpose of this study is to examine the issue of sexuality education in the areas of the home and school safety and to identify the types of sexuality education skills that preschool children need to learn from the perspective of teachers and parents. This study uses a quantitative approach to analyzing the questionnaire. The study sample consi...
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This study aimed to develop an Early Literacy Skills Indicators (ELSI) to assess early literacy skills which includes five components, namely language and communication, concept of print and environmental print; phonemic and phonetic; reading and narrative comprehension, and early writing for children aged 3+ to 4+ years. The development of ELSI de...
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Abstrak: Kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengkaji pelaksanaan Projek Penyiasatan dalam kalangan pelajar prasiswazah semasa menjalani latihan mengajar Projek Penyiasatan merupakan salah satu pendekatan yang diadaptasikan daripada pendekatan projek yang terkandung dalam Kurikulum Standard Prasekolah Kebangsaan. Dalam kajian ini data dikumpul dengan menggu...
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Kajian ini bertujuan membangunkan Indikator Kemahiran Literasi Awal (IKLA) untuk menilai kemahiran literasi awal yang merangkumi lima komponen, iaitu bahasa dan komunikasi, konsep cetakan dan cetakan persekitaran, fonemik dan fonetik, bacaan dan kefahaman naratif, dan tulisan awal bagi kanak-kanak berumur 3+ hingga 4+ tahun. Kajian ini menggunakan...
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Interaksi guru dengan kanak-kanak merupakan faktor penting dalam kejayaan proses pengajaran dan pembelajaran di prasekolah. Melalui interaksi semasa proses pengajaran dan pembelajaran di prasekolah, kanak-kanak boleh melibatkan diri dalam aktiviti yang dijalankan dan membantu kanak-kanak berfikir. Oleh itu, kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengkaji amala...
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Purpose – The increase in the enrollments of immigrant children in New Zealand seems to have posed great challenges to early childhood education services when it comes to developing the children’s English language acquisition. This qualitative case study explored how New Zealand early childhood teachers develop the English language acquisition of A...
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This phenomenological study discusses sociocultural adaptation, as one of the findings emerged from the study, among Asian immigrant English language learners (ELLs) and their parents, as well as New Zealand early childhood teachers. The focus of the study is on the analysis of early childhood teachers’ beliefs about how they can support English ac...
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Language and communication development for young children consist of four components, which are vocabulary, syntax, semantic, and communication. The purpose of this study is to determine language and communication achievements of 2, 3 and 4 years old children. This study involves 1000 children from 65 childcare centers in one of the states in Malay...
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Kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti tahap pencapaian kemahiran literasi awal yang merangkumi lima komponen iaitu bahasa dan komunikasi, konsep cetakan dan cetakan persekitaran, fonemik dan fonetik, bacaan dan kefahaman naratif, dan tulisan awal dalam kalangan kanak-kanak berumur 2+, 3+ dan 4+ tahun di beberapa buah TASKA. Kajian ini berbentuk...
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Kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti kesan Modul Literasi Awal (Modul Lit-A) terhadap pencapaian kemahiran literasi awal yang merangkumi lima komponen, iaitu (i) bahasa dan komunikasi; (ii) konsep cetakan dan cetakan persekitaran; (iii) fonemik dan fonetik; (iv) bacaan dan kefahaman naratif; dan (v) tulisan awal mengikut umur kanak-kanak. Kaji...
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Pembentangan ini bertujuan untuk memenuhi keperluan pertandingan inovasi i-IDeA 2018. Dalam pertandingan tersebut, Modul Lit-A telah mendapat Silver Award.
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The main intention of this article is to describe the Early Literacy Curriculum (ELiC) framework for nurseries in Malaysia. The researchers conducted an analysis of early literacy documents from several countries such as National Early Literacy Panel (NELP) in United States, Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) in United Kingdom, Te-Whariki in New Z...
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The aim of this study is to investigate the New Zealand early childhood teachers’ perspectives and practices on English acquisition among Asian English language learners (ELLs). The theoretical framework of this research draws on sociocultural perspectives. The main participants of this study were seven early childhood teachers and six Asian immigr...
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Kajian ini menjelaskan kesahan kandungan Modul Literasi Awal (Modul Lit-A) pada peringkat kanak-kanak berumur 2+, 3+, dan 4+ tahun di Malaysia. Modul Lit-A dibangunkan berdasarkan reka bentuk pengajaran model ADDIE yang memfokuskan kemahiran literasi awal dalam Bahasa Melayu seperti bahasa dan komunikasi, konsep cetakan dan cetakan persekitaran, fo...
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Kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti kesan Modul Literasi Awal (Modul Lit-A) terhadap pencapaian kemahiran literasi awal mengikut jantina kanak-kanak. Kajian ini berbentuk kuantitatif yang menggunakan kaedah kuasi eksperimen terhadap 56 orang kanak-kanak berumur 3+ hingga 4+ tahun sebagai sampel kajian. Kanak-kanak tersebut dibahagikan kepada...
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Banyak kajian luar negara yang telah dijalankan bagi mengukur tahap perkembangan bahasa kanak-kanak berbanding di Malaysia. Oleh itu, kajian ini dijalankan untuk mengukur tahap perkembangan bahasa bagi kanak-kanak yang berusia 2+ di Malaysia. Kajian telah dijalankan terhadap 94 orang kanak-kanak yang berada di pusat kanak-kanak universiti awam, Pus...
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Kajian ini bertujuan untuk mengenal pasti kesan Modul Literasi Awal (Modul Lit-A) terhadap pencapaian kemahiran literasi awal mengikut jantina kanak-kanak. Kajian ini berbentuk kuantitatif yang menggunakan kaedah kuasi eksperimen terhadap 56 orang kanak-kanak berumur 3+ hingga 4+ tahun sebagai sampel kajian. Kanak-kanak tersebut dibahagikan kepada...
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Abstrak: Kajian ini menjelaskan kesahan kandungan Modul Literasi Awal (Modul Lit-A) untuk kanak-kanak berumur 2+ hingga 4+ tahun di Malaysia. Modul Lit-A dibangunkan berdasarkan reka bentuk pengajaran model ADDIE yang memfokuskan kemahiran literasi awal dalam Bahasa Melayu seperti bahasa dan komunikasi, konsep cetakan dan cetakan persekitaran, fone...
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ABSTRAK Atikel ini menjelaskan aplikasi model ADDIE dalam pembangunan Modul Literasi Awal (Modul Lit-A) untuk awal kanak-kanak. Modul Lit-A dibangunkan untuk memberi pendedahan awal kepada kanak-kanak tentang kemahiran literasi awal seperti bahasa dan komunikasi; konsep cetakan dan cetakan persekitaran; fonemik dan fonetik; bacaan dan kefahaman nar...
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Artikel ini bertujuan menjelaskan pembangunan Instrumen Literasi Awal (Instrumen Lit-A) untuk kanak-kanak TASKA berusia 2+, 3+, dan 4+ tahun. Instrumen ini dibangunkan berasaskan lima kompoenen dalam kemahiran literasi awal iaitu kemahiran bahasa dan komunikasi; konsep cetakan dan cetakan persekitaran; fonemik dan fonetik; bacaan dan kefahaman nara...
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The main intention of this article is to describe the Early Literacy Curriculum (ELiC) framework for nurseries in Malaysia. The researchers conducted an analysis of early literacy documents from several countries such as National Early Literacy Panel (NELP) in United States, Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) in United Kingdom, Te-Whariki in New Z...
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Artikel ini bertujuan menjelaskan pembangunan Instrumen Literasi Awal (I.L.A.) untuk kanak-kanak TASKA berusia 2+, 3+, dan 4+ tahun. Instrumen ini dibangunkan berasaskan 5 kompoenen dalam kemahiran literasi awal iaitu kemahiran bahasa dan komunikasi; konsep cetakan dan cetakan persekitaran; fonemik dan fonetik; bacaan dan kefahaman naratif; dan tul...

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Kajian ini dijalankan untuk membina sebuah modul pecutan penguasaan asas literasi yang dikenali sebagai Modul Literasi Awal (Modul Lit-A), dan mengenal pasti kesannya terhadap kemahiran literasi awal kanak-kanak berumur 2+, 3+, dan 4+ tahun.
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Develop and validate a teaching and learning framework as a reference guide for teacher training institutions in educating prospective teachers.